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Trattoria Al Buco

#16 of 139 Restaurants in Noto
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 1 | angolo corso vittori emanuele, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 573979
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurant that gives what you'd expect: typical plates and genuine products. The waiters are pleasant and reach out fast. Cannolo sbagliato recommended.

Thank Carlo C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You choose to eat here more to be able to watch the world go by than by the food. Food pretty standard but the service was really slow - and the restaurant wasn't so busy. Though on the positive side, they realised this and took off the service charge and the wine off my bill.

Thank john32london
Kent, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch on a hot July afternoon. Grabbed the only spare outside table in the shade. Service is friendly but slow. Non of the salads dressed and so €3 for a few lettuce leaves is a little rich. I had visions of rocket, Parmesan and olive oil not just lettuce. Lasagne average. Spaghetti ragu was good as was the one with... More 

Thank OccassionalTravels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Small Restaurant on the inside, a large seated area outside in the square. Delicious pasta dishes. Well served, helpful with tourists and would recommend to all who visit the place. The price was not expensive either.

Thank Gatt12
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We had reserved for 9 o'clock and we still had to wait until 9.30 to be seated. The menu is a bit touristy (I can understand that in that location) but what we got was really below standards for Sicily. It took them ages to bring any food out, the waiters were overstretched and we had to ask for everything... More 

Thank AlessandroCommisso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The seafood was fresh, nice quiet place situated in the center of town. Prices very reasonable. Friendly and polite staff. We had the spaghetti con le sarde (sardines) and grigliata di pesce misto (grilled seafood platter) and it was outstanding! Can't wait to eat there again.

Thank Marcus A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Location is good. Menu is a little touristy, however, and the food quite expensive for what it is. Not a very authentic experience.

Thank Dave S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great location however it falls short of perfection. All meals were OK with the Pasta Ragu the best of the meals we had. Fritto Misto was good however just Calamari and 3 Prawns. Service was good and the restaurant fills up quickly outside so you should book. Enjoy!

Thank Johnno1967
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I had a nice dinner in this place in Noto. The restaurant is located on the main walking street of the city and we had a nice and frinedly service in a pleasant atmosphere. The quality of the food was fine but not as extraordinary as the location.

Thank Luca F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Good wine and artisanal bear. Fish is delicious service is friendly and professional. We had a good lunch

Thank maximrobin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $41
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 1 | angolo corso vittori emanuele, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Noto
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 573979
Trattoria da 3 generazioni dal 1957 Nata come bettolaDal nonno totò.Piatti tipici siciliani Dalla pasta con le sarde Al coniglio alla stimpirata,Emozioni al palato da provare almeno una volta.

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